Staff Profile:Dr Sarah Brewer

Name:
Dr Sarah Brewer
Job Title:
Associate Professor
Responsibilities:

Head of English for Academic Purposes

Base Programme:
Pre-Sessional English Programme & Academic English Programme

Bio:
My career started in English Literature and my PhD was an edition of 18th century letters. I've been working in English Language teaching since 1991 and joined ISLI in 2002. As a lecturer in EAP I am a member of BALEAP (a UK-based association of lecturers in English for Academic Purposes) and have been the Events Officer on the executive committee since 2013. I'm also a reviewer for the BALEAP Conference Proceedings and on the panel for the MA Award. I'm particularly interested in the teaching of reading, reading-into-writing and in assessment and have presented on these areas in the UK, the Czech Republic and Norway.

Qualifications:
MA (Oxford), MA ELT (Reading), PhD (Birmingham)

Areas of Interest:
Research groups / Centres:
Publications:

Brewer, S. (Ed.). (1995)The Early Letters of Bishop Richard Hurd (1739-1762). Woodbridge: The Boydell Press

Brewer, S., (2004). Macro, Cox (bap. 1683, d. 1767). In Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Brewer, S., & Ditchfield, G. M. (2004). Hurd, Richard (1720-1808). In Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Publications available online:

Brewer, S., Calderwood, M., Roche, C., Schmitt, D., Slaght, J., & Williams, A. (2013.). Can Do Framework: Competency statements for international students (Master's level).

https://www.baleap.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Can_Do_Framework__with_sample_activities_April_2013.pdf

Blaj-Ward, L., & Brewer, S. (Eds.). (2013). Snapshots of EAP research journeys.

https://www.baleap.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Snapshots_of_EAP_Research_Journeys_May2013-1.pdf

 

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Contact Details

Email:
s.m.brewer@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 378 4289

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